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Clarkson to be named 5th class city

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The City of Clarkson is moving up in the ranks of Kentucky cities. The town, which has been listed as a 6th class city, will officially be bumped up a notch to a 5th class locale after the signing of Kentucky House Bill 398 last week.Mayor Bonnie Henderson explained that the main benefit to the city in moving up in class rank will be the ability to adjust occupational tax rates from a flat-fee to a percentage rate.“It will be more fair this way,” Henderson said, adding that the current system, which is required of all 6th class cities, has employers paying the same flat-rate tax regardless of whether the employee is making minimum wage or earning a much larger income.

 

Caneyville approves old school fundraiser

The City of Caneyville will soon sell memorial bricks to be placed at and raise money for the old Caneyville School.The bricks, which will be prepared by Mark Crume, will be etched by laser with any message buyers request and installed in the walkway to or some other area of the old school.Crume, who attended the regularly scheduled Monday, April 14 Caneyville City Commission meeting to discuss this project, said he would etch and install the bricks for $20.Th...

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Police taking unwanted prescriptions

Grayson County residents will be able to safely dispose of unwanted prescription medications during National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 26.The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 26 under the canopy at the front entrance of the Cave-Bland building of Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center, located at 910 Wallace Avenue in Leitchfield.The disposal process, coordinated by The Partnership for a Healthy Grayson County and the Drug Enforcement Administra...

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GC Bluegrass Opry and benefit show for Rachel Kiper

The Grayson County Bluegrass Opry will be presenting their monthly show on Saturday, April 19. This show will be a special benefit show, in addition to the bluegrass music performances. The Bluegrass Opry will be raising money for leukemia patient and local school teacher Rachel Clark Kiper, wife of Jeff Kiper, and daughter of Jamie Clark, to help pay for her medical bills while she is hospitalized and taking treatments in Louisville. Concessions will be sold during the show, and a...

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Promotion ceremony held for Rep. Moore

Representative Tim Moore’s family recently invited his friends and colleagues to attend a ceremony at the State Capitol Rotunda formally promoting him to the rank of Colonel in the Air Force Reserve.Leaders in both Chambers made a point to recess so that members could offer their support at this historic event - thought to be the first military promotion of a serving legislator in the Capitol Rotunda.The Rotunda was filled to overflowing as a bipartisan gathering o...

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Guarding against identity theft

*Note: Keystone Financial Group requested to run the following article again in light of a new virus that just spread.America is enduring a data breach epidemic. As 2013 ended, the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics released its 2012 Victims of Identity Theft report. Its statistics were sobering. About one in 14 Americans aged 16 or older had been defrauded or preyed upon in the past 12 months, more than 16.6 million people.1

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Veteran benefits seminar next Friday

The American Legion Post 213 and VFW Post 3852 will host a veteran benefits seminar on Friday, April 18.The seminar will be held at the VFW post, located at 166 VFW Road in Falls of Rough, from 12p.m. to 5 p.m. and feature representatives from a number of local organizations who will provide assistance to veterans and information about services available to them.The free seminar, organized by Adjutant Legion Commander John Barton, will also serve as a prerequisite for th...

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Court News

Christopher Douglas Lampton, 38, pleaded guilty to eight counts of theft by deception including cold checks under $300, and was sentenced to 10 days probation after two hours served on each charge. Lampton was ordered to pay $183 in court costs.A bench warrant was issued for James Andrew Garrigus, 20.A bench warrant was issued for Christopher George Shelton, 40.Christy L. Ward, 41, pleaded guilty to theft by deception including cold checks under $500, and was ...

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